English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'worker'

(noun) 
Definition
a person who works at a specific job
Wages have been frozen and workers laid off.
Synonyms
employee
Many of the company's employees are women.
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hand
He now works as a farm hand.
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labourer
Her husband had been a farm labourer.
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workman or woman or person
The workmen were building a fence around the area.
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tradesperson
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wage earner
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proletarian
The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains.
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working man or woman or person

Quotation

The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workers of all countries unite! [Marx & EngelsThe Communist Manifesto]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of hand
Definition
a manual worker
He now works as a farm hand.
in the sense of labourer
Definition
a person engaged in physical work
Her husband had been a farm labourer.
Synonyms
working man or woman or person,
manual worker,
blue-collar worker,
unskilled worker,
navvy (British, informal),
labouring man
in the sense of proletarian
Definition
a member of the proletariat
The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains.
Synonyms
commoner,
Joe Bloggs (British, informal),
pleb,
prole (derogatory, slang, British)

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